Latest Election News

#JaVotes2020 | St Andrew South Eastern Will Break Free Of PNP Representation, Kari Douglas Says

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate for St Andrew South Eastern Kari Douglas says victory is sure when the votes are counted on September 3.

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner

#JaVotes2020 | PNP Rejects Claims Of Confrontational Campaigning

The People’s National Party (PNP) is rejecting as baseless the assertion by Prime Minister Andrew Holness that the party is pushing a strategy of confrontation in the ongoing election campaign. 

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner

The Constitution And Grounds For Postponing A General Election

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Constitution allows for the extension of the five-year period that an elected government is allowed to remain in power. This is in one instance only – that is in the event that Jamaica is at war. Section 64 (3) provides...&

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner

JaVotes2020 | 139 Candidates To Contest September 3 General Election

A total of 139 candidates have been nominated to contest the September 3 general elections The Jamaica Labour Party and the People’s National Party have each entered a full slate of 63 candidates. Meanwhile, 13 independent...

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner

#JaVotes2020 | PAJ Calls For Revamp Of Election Media Protocols

The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) is calling for the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) to revamp its media protocols. The call comes amid what the PAJ says are several incidents of confusion involving the police and media practitioners on...

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner

#JaVotes2020 | Juliet Holness Confident Of Second Term

Juliet Holness, the incumbent candidate for St Andrew East Rural, says she is expecting to secure a second term at the September 3 polls. Holness exuded confidence as she completed her nomination at the Gordon Town community centre today. A large...

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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Election News

Police Probing Fatal Shooting Of Man By JLP Caretaker

A police probe has been launched into the shooting death of a man by a Jamaica Labour Party caretaker/councillor in St Andrew on Monday night. Reports reaching The Gleaner are that about 9 o'clock the caretaker was at a traffic light along on...

Patterson: PNP Will Bounce Back - Won’t Back Phillips Replacement As Golding Hints At Leadership Ambitions

Though badly bruised from its pummelling at the polls on September 3, the People’s National Party (PNP) will recover from its worst electoral beating in 40 years, 

Golding Says He’s Ready To Rebuild PNP

Mark Golding has given the clearest indication yet that he intends to run for the presidency of the beleaguered Opposition People’s National Party (PNP)  In an Instagram post this morning, the St Andrew Southern Member of Parliament told...